Woman Shot At During Battery Incident

ROCKFORD (WIFR) – A woman was shot in the hand around 12am Tuesday morning. The shooting incident happened on the 2800 block of Echo Street.

Police say the victim was walking up to her apartment when a man with a gun approached her and shot a round into her apartment door. The woman’s fingernail was caught in the path of the bullet.

No other injuries were reported. The suspect drove off in a burgundy Pontiac Grand Prix with temp plates.

Police are looking for a black man who was last seen wearing a blue shirt and blue denim jeans.

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